On the eve of the high-level segment of the High-Level Political Forum, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, the Elders, Namati, Open Society Justice Initiative and the Task Force on Justice, will co-host a ‘Justice for All’ networking reception, for interested members of country delegations to the HLPF, civil society representatives and justice partners.
The event will feature the launch of the ‘Justice for All’ report.
Remarks will be provided by:
- Priscilla Schwartz, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Sierra Leone
- Maria Fernanda Rodriguez, Vice Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, Argentina
- Birgitta Tazelaar, Deputy Director General for International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
- Hina Jilani, an Elder
From justice for the few to justice for all, delivered by Sara Hossain, justice leader from Bangladesh
The 2019 prize ceremony for Namati’s Grassroots Justice Award, will be awarded by Mary Robinson, chair of The Elders.
A vibrant community of countries, organizations and people is coming together to lead the work on Justice for All. Led by Argentina, the Netherlands, Sierra Leone and the Elders, the Task Force on Justice was created to accelerate the implementation of SDG16.3. Working closely with justice partners, the Task Force has developed an agenda for action that will help deliver the SDG targets that promise justice for all. This agenda is set out in its report: Justice for All.
Monday, 15 July 2019 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Diplomats Ballroom Millennium Hotel, 1 UN Plaza New York